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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester
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  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Program Description:

Communication 

Place yourself in the center of the European communication landscape to develop your intercultural communication skills, hone your critical media literacy, or gain an understanding of new media trends and public relations dilemmas in Europe. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Engage in discussions with people from other cultural and communicative backgrounds, and with leading experts from Danish media, business, and government during guest lectures and field studies 
  • Travel in Europe on course-integrated study tours with your classmates and DIS faculty to explore current media and communication trends and challenges 
  • Collaborate with Danes and fellow students in the production of video projects, communication campaigns, photo essays, and other media projects 


STUDENT PROFILE 
This program is right for you if you study communication, media studies, public relations, journalism, marketing, political science, anthropology, or related disciplines. 

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CORE COURSE OPTIONS

Cross-Cultural Communication
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
How do we communicate and collaborate in a global age? In this course, you will explore theories of communication across cultural divides while putting them into practice during field studies, workshops, and collaborative projects with Danish partners. 

Week-Long Study Tour: Belfast-Dublin
Core Course Week: Study tour to Southern Sweden + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 


New Media and Changing Communities 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
How does new media facilitate or challenge collaboration, community building, and future scenarios? Using European theories of communication and hands-on activities, examine the kinds of community and collaboration that are thriving due to online culture. 

Week-Long Study Tour: Dublin 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Southern Sweden + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 


Strategic Communication
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Learn to examine communication trends in the European corporate landscape. You will work with comparative case studies and meet experts in Denmark and the UK to gain first-hand knowledge of how professionals work in a European context. 

Week-Long Study Tour: London 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 



Visit disabroad.org to view the full list of over 250 additional elective courses!




Special Note for Auggies: 

DIS applications are processed on a rolling basis, and they often reach capacity before published deadlines. In addition, some core courses fill up faster than others. So in order to have a strong application and the best chance of being offered a place on their program, and taking the core course you want, we suggest the following:  
1. Apply early! 
2. Submit a high quality application with an outstanding personal essay that addresses all of the points requested
3. Make sure you meet the eligibility requirements below, especially the 3.0 GPA 


Eligibility Requirements
  • Good academic and disciplinary standing at a four-year college or university in the United States or Canada, with at least three semesters completed at time of application
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Prerequisites for the core course(s) to which you are applying
  • Academically compelling reason why DIS is a good fit for you
  • Independence, self-reliance, and maturity necessary to obtain the benefits of studying abroad
  • Enthusiasm for cultural engagement
  • Willingness and ability to embrace the challenges of studying abroad

Scholarship Opportunity! 

The Upper Midwest Rebild Scholarship Corporation offers $1,000-$3,000 scholarships for students studying abroad in Denmark!
Spring semester applications are Due by November 1.
Application and details available at  www.umrsc.org

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2018 03/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring Semester 2019 10/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.